Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 22, 2002
linux.ie: Building a Rackmounted Fileserver With Capacity of 1 Terabyte (Jan 22, 2002, 23:58)
Mark Kilmartin has written an article for the Irish Linux Users'
Group on how he built a relatively cheap rackmounted fileserver
with a capacity of 1024 Gigs for much cheaper than the commercial
IBM developerWorks: LPI certification 101 exam prep, Part 1: Linux fundamentals (Jan 22, 2002, 22:32)
"Here's the first of eight free tutorials designed to prepare
you for the Linux Professional Institute's 101 exam. In this
tutorial, developerWorks introduces you to bash (the standard Linux
shell), show you how to take full advantage of standard Linux
commands like ls, cp, and mv, explain Linux's permission and
ownership model, and much more."
Associated Press/USA Today: AOL sues Microsoft over Netscape browser
(Jan 22, 2002, 22:27)
"Many of Microsoft's business practices, including ones in which
the company encouraged computer manufacturers and Internet
providers to distribute its Web browser instead of Netscape, were
found to be anticompetitive by a federal appeals court last year.
AOL, which now owns Netscape, wants Microsoft to cease its
contested business practices and pay damages."
Tonight Live: the AOL Buzz, truth or not its a tasty issue >> on The Linux Show (Jan 22, 2002, 21:47)
This week: Redmond Linux, and the AOL Buzz: "Regardless of the
facts, the controversy has made us face a fact. Red Hat has reached
basic profitability and is now a viable take over target. Not only
possible, but probable. Is the Linux community prepared for the
take over of our leading Commercial Distro?"
LinuxOrbit.com: Building a SuSE Linux 7.3 PC from Scratch. (Jan 22, 2002, 21:16)
"I will guide you through getting the Linux PC up and running
with X Windowing system, getting online via a LAN connection,
upgrading your browser and email applications, getting 3D video
working for gaming, printer setup, and using a USB digital camera
to copy images to your PC."
Reuters/Yahoo!: AOL Time Warner says not in talks with Red Hat
(Jan 22, 2002, 17:33)
"AOL Time Warner Inc. is not in talks with Linux distributor Red
Hat Inc., a spokesman said Tuesday, quashing a published
The Register: The 2.2GHz P4 on Linux and Win-XP (Jan 22, 2002, 12:01)
"The Linux kernel does by nature make better use of the CPU than
Windows; the question for me was whether the 'system' -- that is,
the CPU, chipset and system memory -- might work together better on
Windows as a result of Intel's extra software engineering on its
Linuxlookup.com: Tyan Thunder K7 Motherboard Review (Jan 22, 2002, 04:15)
"I have only two complaints. First is the forced use of
registered DDR RAM. Secondly is the use of a rather pricey power
supply. Other than those two issues it is a great board for servers
or workstations. The average home user should wait for other
manufactures to release their SMP Athlon boards. These should have
regular DDR memory support and the use of standard ATX power
CNET: Sources: AOL not bidding for Red Hat (Jan 22, 2002, 00:21)
"AOL Time Warner apparently is not making a bid to buy Linux
manufacturer Red Hat, said sources familiar with the matter."